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The Chicago Community Trust

For more than 92 years, The Chicago Community Trust has worked hand in hand with thousands of local residents who see how good Chicago can be and who want to be part of a promising future.

It is dedicated to the Chicago region and to endowing its future. Together with its donors, the Trust continues to address the region's pressing challenges and most promising opportunities.

The mission of the Trust is to lead and inspire philanthropic efforts that measurably improve the quality of life and the prosperity of Chicago.

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Recent News from Chicago Community Trust

5 New Members Elected to University's Board of Trustees
Foundation: McCormick Foundation, Chicago Community Trust

She is also the co-founder with her husband, Life Trustee Donovan McNabb '98, of the Donovan McNabb Fund, and a partner in their...more

Chicago Community Trust's Daniel Ash is named the new president of the Field Foundation of Illinois
Foundation: Chicago Community Trust, Field Foundation of Illinois

... but he is looking forward to continued collaboration with them in the grantmaking and philanthropy world. Daniel Ash, the new president of...more

Philanthropy & Giving - The Chicago Community Trust
Foundation: Chicago Community Trust

We Connect Philanthropy to Impact · The Trust fulfills an essential role at the heart of Chicago philanthropy. · Our philanthropic advisors...more

A Program for Youth Is Reshaping Arts Education in Chicago - YES! Magazine
Foundation: McCormick Foundation, Chicago Community Trust

“And I would argue that creative skills and some of the skills that are developed through art are going to be probably more important than...more

Can A Foundation Collaborative Promote Economic And Racial Justice?
Foundation: Connecticut Community Foundation, Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, Chicago Community Trust, Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

Three Connecticut community foundations have assets totaling more than $2 billion. Cesar Aleman, the director of the newly formed Connecticut Urban Opportunity Collaborative, was announced as their...more

Growing American leadership on the Sustainable Development Goals - Brookings Institution
Foundation: Chicago Community Trust, United Nations Foundation

The event featured elected officials, young leaders, and leaders from philanthropy, business, and universities whose collective work on the...more

Foundation: Chicago Community Trust

SHOULD BECOME YOUR PHILANTHROPIC ADVISOR. PHILANTHROPY IS ALL WE DO. The Chicago Community Trust is focused exclusively on...more

President Biden Announces Five Key Nominations
Foundation: Chicago Community Trust

She is an experienced social entrepreneur and public sector leader. She has supported community social entrepreneurs and educators through...more

Family of Walmart Founder Creates $1M LGBTQ Fund in Response to Anti-Trans Measures
Foundation: Arkansas Community Foundation, Chicago Community Trust, Walton Family Foundation

The Alice L. Walton Foundation and the Walton Family Foundation have established a $1 million fund for the LGBTQ advocacy group in Walmart's home state of Arkansas. The Arkansas Community Foundation...more

Job one for local philanthropies: Diversify endowment investments
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation, Chicago Community Trust

As trustees of philanthropic foundations, we occupy rare but pivotal positions in philanthropy that allow us to influence how our institutions...more

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It’s time once again for social enterprises to bring and brandish their products and services at the FarmFest 2014, to be held at the Fa Hui Park in Mong Kok this Lunar New Year shopping season.

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